Wednesday, December 8, 2010

mending spider webs

nina katchadourian was a visiting artist during my year at vermont studio center and this is one of my favorite pieces by her. using red thread, she carefully repaired broken spider webs- only to have the repair torn out and the web mended by a spider each night...
(read her description here)


  1. This is so wonderful. I've seen this project before, so lovely to be reminded of it again. I'm currently reading a fabulous 1912 publication about the life of spiders... so immaculate timing!!!

  2. wow, that book sounds amazing, helen! what is it called and where did you get it?